Bike Tours into History


Many tours visit historical sites and may even give some insights, however the following tours specialise in and take pride in their history. They are definitely bike tours but the focus is usually more on history than cycling. Often accompanied by a historian, archaeologist or other expert, you'll learn heaps and enjoy it all from a bike!

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Beaujolais, Burgundy and Brionnais

8 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
Self-guided

By cycling through the Beaujolais, the southern Burgundy and the eastern Charolais, you will experience an ever changing upland landscape of vineyards, patchwork fields, woodland and quaint villages. The Beaujolais region forms a series of elegant ro ...

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Catalonia Green and Blue

8 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
455 km
avg 76 Km
Self-guided

This is one of those rare bike tours that combine beaches and mountains, making it easy to understand why so many professional riders make this region their home base. Over the span of eight days, you’ll skirt the clear, lapping waters of the M ...

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Authentic Provence

8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
272 km
avg 45 Km
Self-guided

“Bien manger et bien boire” or “eat well and drink well” is more than just a phrase — it’s a way of life in Provence! Our beloved itinerary takes you on a tour of Drôme and Provence to feed all your senses. Along t ...

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Visually Stunning: Avignon to Nice

8 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
520 km
avg 87 Km
Self-guided

Provence is known for its pretty little villages with red tiled roofs, green, rolling hills covered in patches of lavender, and a warm, laid-back atmosphere. Though these characteristics are based on truth, in reality Provence is a sizeable region of ...

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Biking the Vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône

8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
280 km
avg 47 Km
Self-guided

Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Picpoul, Mourvèdre, and Clairette are varieties of grapes grown in the Rhône Valley. These and other varieties go into the Côtes-du-Rhône and Côtes-du-Ventoux wines that are beloved all over the world, not simply in France! ...

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Cycling Tour of Provence for Avid Riders

8 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
458 km
avg 76 Km
Self-guided

Originally designed for a private group who gave their ‘seal of approval’ on the itinerary, we’ve welcomed clubs and individuals looking for an in-depth challenging tour of Provence. In fact, this itinerary is so well loved, it&rsqu ...

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Bacchus in Provence

6 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
160 km
avg 40 Km
Self-guided

Visit Provence and you’re sure to spot traces of the Romans who once ruled the area — they even had a hand in the vineyards that populate the region today. On this tour, you’ll ride in their footsteps through the beautiful Rhone Val ...

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Biking from Avignon to the Camargue

8 Day(s)
Easy
291 km
avg 58 Km
Self-guided

Provence is perhaps home to the most diverse landscapes in France, for each smaller sub-region has its own character. The Camargue is encompassed by the Rhône River delta, also the source of its unique, ever-changing landscape. The saltwater lagoons ...

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A Short Escape from Avignon to Arles

3 Day(s)
Easy
124 km
avg 41 Km
Self-guided

This shorter version of our Alpilles Tour will allow you to marvel at some of Provence's best-known sites.

This trip is perfect for travelers who would like to give biking a try without necessarily committing to a week-long bicycle ...

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The Luberon Regional Park

8 Day(s)
Moderate
287 km
avg 48 Km
Self-guided

When you think “Provence” you probably envision sun-soaked hilltop villages and endless fields of flowers — scenes immortalized by artists and writers, among them Peter Mayle, author of A Year in Provence. His adopted home is in the ...

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